Month: April 2014

Examples of Practice

Information and Advice – Community Connectors

What was the issue you were addressing or working on? Within North Ayrshire a broad range of service provision exists and is delivered through the 4 partner agencies (NAC, NHS A&A, third sector and independent sector). It was recognised that the scope, extent and how to access the services was not generally known by prospective […]

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Introducing Anticipatory Care Planning to a Movement Disorder Clinic in a Day Hospital

What was the issue you were addressing or working on? Formal Anticipatory Care Planning and recording were not carried out within the Day Hospital (Medicine for the Elderly). Ensuring that anticipatory care and forward planning are introduced at the most appropriate time in an older person’s life is crucial to planning future care. The team […]

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Anticipatory Care Plans

What was the issue you were addressing or working on? This project focused on the implementation of Anticipatory Care Planning within all care homes in Lanarkshire and with the Community Nursing Services. This involved updating the ACP documentation, identifying ACP champions within care homes and community nursing and an intensive programme of education to ensure […]

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